General Studies

COMPOSITION (AGSC Area I)

Required Courses                                                                                              6

ENG 131 English Composition                                                                     3

ENG 132 English Composition                                                                     3

Or

ENG 140 English Composition (Honors)                                                       3

ENG 141 English Composition (Honors)                                                       3

 

HUMANITIES and FINE ARTS (AGSC Area II)

Required Courses                                                                                             12

HUM 103 the Humanities through the African-American Experience*           3

And

ENG 209 Introduction to Literature I **                                                          3

ENG 210 Introduction to Literature II **                                                         3

 

Choose one of the following:

ART 131 Art Appreciation                                                                             3

MUS 121 Music Appreciation                                                                       3

THE 111 Introduction to Theater Arts                                                           3

MUS 122 Introduction to the Study of Music (Music majors only)                3

 

Humanities Electives: (Choose one of the following) **

HUM 101 Interdisciplinary Humanities                                                          3

HUM 102 Interdisciplinary Humanities                                                          3

CMS 200 Voice and Diction                                                                          3

CMS 205 Public Speaking                                                                            3

PHL 201 Logical Reasoning                                                                         3

**Students satisfying the six semester hours English sequence (ENG 209 and ENG 210)

are required to complete three semester hours of the history sequence (HIS 131 or HIS

132) and may complete the requirement by selecting any other Humanities/Fine Arts

 courses in Area II in addition to HUM 103.

 

NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (AGSC Area III) NATURAL SCIENCES

Required Courses: (8 Hours)                                                                              8

Choose two of the following:

BIO 127 and 128 General Biology

(Including one hour lab course)                                                    3(1), 3(1)

or

PSC 231 and PSC 232 Physical Science Survey                                         4, 4

or

CHE 141 and CHE 142 General Chemistry                                                  4, 4

or

PHY 206 and PHY 207 College Physics                                                      4, 4

or

PHY 210 and PHY 211 General Physics                                                     4, 4

 

 

MATHEMATICS

Required Courses: (3 Hours)                                                                              3

Choose one of the following:

MAT 136 Finite Mathematics (Non-science majors and EDU majors)              3

or

MAT 137 Precalculus Algebra

(Biology Majors/Business and EDU Majors)                                                        3

MAT 165 Precalculus Trigonometry (BIO Majors)                                                                     5***

MAT 265 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

(PHY and CHE Majors)                                                                                3***

***As specified by major area of study.

 

HISTORY, SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (AGSC Area IV)

Required Courses:                                                                                            12

GEO 206 World Geography*                                                                       3

and

HIS 131 World History**                                                                              3

HIS 132 World History**                                                                              3

 

History, Social and Behavioral Sciences:

Choose two of the following**

ANT 113 Societies Around the World                                                           3

ECO 251 Principles of Economics I                                                              3

ECO 254 Introduction to Economics                                                             3

POS 207 American Government                                                                  3

PSY 251 General Psychology                                                                      3

SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology                                                               3

*Students originating at ASU requirement.

**Students satisfying the six semester hours history sequence (HIS 131 and 132)

are required to complete three semester hours of the literature sequence (ENG 209 and

ENG 210) and are only required to take one (1) history, social and behavioral sciences elective.

 

ORIENTATION (Required of ALL Undergraduates)                                                  1

ORI 100 Freshman Orientation                                                                    1

 

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS                                                                        42

Exempt students are eligible for exit following the first semester of enrollment by earning

a GPA of at least 2.0 during that semester (see section on Academic Placement for

Entering Freshmen for details on exempt criteria).

 

Unconditionally enrolled transfer students are eligible for exit during the first

semester of enrollment. Conditionally enrolled transfer students should meet the regular

criteria and apply for regular academic status prior to exit (see section on Transfer Students

Admissions Standards for details on transfer criteria).